As if a purse increase to $1.5 million wasn’t enough, Saturday’s Whitney (GI) at Saratoga will offer an automatic starting berth into the Breeders’ Cup Classic and has lured a star-studded field, led by leading Horse of the Year candidate PALACE MALICE.
59 days and counting
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Monday, July 21, 2014
The Hampton Classic and the Breeders’ Cup, two of the most prestigious names in equine sports, have joined forces to offer fans attending the 39th annual Hampton Classic Horse Show, August 24-31 in Bridgehampton, N.Y., the “Classic to Classic Getaway” – an outstanding trip for two to this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The Breeders’ Cup announced today election results for six positions to its Board of Directors. Four seats are for terms of four years and two seats are for terms of one year, filling the seats of Robert Manfuso and Richard Santulli. Barbara Banke and Dan Pride are newly elected Directors to the Board who will serve four-year terms, along with Elliott Walden, who was re-elected. These individuals were elected by the 45 Breeders’ Cup Members whose voting concluded on Tuesday, July 15 at the Annual Meeting.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The summer action hits a fevered pitch Thursday when Del Mar opens outside of San Diego and Friday when Saratoga opens in Upstate New York, with each boutique meet figuring to be ripe with Breeders’ Cup contenders, as no fewer than nine Challenge races will be run between the two tracks.
Monday, July 14, 2014
The Breeders’ Cup and Sentient Jet, a Directional Aviation company and the world’s largest independent Jet Card provider, announced today a multi-year agreement making Sentient the exclusive private aviation partner of the Breeders’ Cup and the name-in-title sponsor of the $2 million Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships.